Broker sees alternative to Flaherty's suggested mortgage lending restrictions
Lenders should start qualifying borrowers at posted rates to minimize risk of a housing bubble, said Mortgage Alliance broker Mark Herman in response to Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's recent suggestion of upping minimum down payments and decreasing amortization periods.
Eye on the prize
While they may seem gimmicky, contests and giveaways, no matter how big or how small, can be an effective marketing tool to target new and existing clients. CMP looks at how to get the ball rolling
Brokers on Lenders 2009
With talk that the worst economic slowdown is over, it's interesting to point out that this year's CMP Brokers on Lenders survey was conducted just before things really picked up. The results may surprise you